Zenith exists to inspire individuals to pursue their dreams and make them come true – against all odds. Since its establishment in 1865, Zenith became the first watch manufacture in the modern sense of the term, and its watches have accompanied extraordinary figures that dreamt big and strived to achieve the impossible – from Louis Blériot’s history-making flight across the English Channel to Felix Baumgartner’s record-setting stratospheric free-fall jump.

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Georges Favre-Jacot

Georges Favre-Jacot - Zenith Watches

In 1865, Georges Favre-Jacot constructed spacious, bright buildings where he brought together all the watchmaking professions, creating the manufacture concept.

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Charles Vermot

Charles Vermot - Zenith Watches

Having safeguarded the El Primero production equipment, Charles Vermot enabled Zenith to begin producing its legendary chronograph again in 1984.

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The chronograph which broke the sound barrier on the edge of space by Felix Baumgartner

Felix Baumgartner - Zenith Watches

The El Primero Stratos Flyback Striking 10th chronograph breaks the sound barrier on the edge of space, solidly fastened to Felix Baumgartner's wrist.

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Louis Blériot

Louis Blériot - Zenith Watches

“I am extremely satisfied with the Zenith watch, which I use regularly, and cannot recommend it highly enough to people in search of precision.”

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Mahatma Gandhi - Zenith Watches

Indira Nehru gave a Zenith watch to his friend Mahatma Gandhi. This silver pocket watch became Gandhi’s constant companion and followed him on his travels.

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